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What is in your Vitamins?

Do you know what additives are in your vitamins? Have you ever noticed that when you look at your supplemental vitamins, most of the time they come in different colors? Well many times, those colors aren’t related to the actual vitamins themselves. In fact, most of the time, vitamin companies are adding in artificial colors… Read More What is in your Vitamins?

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Health Benefits: Potassium

Health Benefits of Potassium Everyone thinks of potassium as soon as they start to experience cramps, which could be terribly painful, especially with a deficiency in…you guessed it, potassium! There are other great, useful benefits of potassium as well. It isn’t just a cramp-aid, although that is one of everyone’s favorite advantages. This list doesn’t… Read More Health Benefits: Potassium

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Cruelty Free Brands

Cruelty Free Brands Can you believe it is already Fall??! 2017 is flying bye! The past few years there has been a ton of controversy around animal testing. Any animal lover, myself included, can understand the outrage with brands that still support animal testing.  When I’m looking at new household products and/ or beauty products… Read More Cruelty Free Brands

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Green Tea Benefits

Marvelous Rewards of Green Tea Although many drink coffee like it is magic in the morning, a substantially beneficial alternative is Green Tea. Don’t get crazy, I am not recommending you forget about coffee, I’m not highly impractical! Really though, Green Tea has a ton of benefits that I’d like to throw out there to… Read More Green Tea Benefits

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The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet With how many people that are into fitness and diet in today’s society, you can be sure to find a vast variety of different plans out there. One of those is a diet plan that dates way back to pre-agricultural days, the Paleolithic Diet, or more commonly known as the Paleo Diet.… Read More The Paleo Diet

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Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee A beverage that has been gaining more popularity in society as of late is Cold Brew Coffee. What are the real differences between this and, well, regular coffee? More importantly, how major are the differences between Cold Brew and Starbucks or other prevalent brands on the market? Let’s dig in and find… Read More Cold Brew Coffee

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Time For A Sugar Detox

Time for A Sugar Detox While doing a sugar detox, the cravings are real. We all know that sugar has a toxic effect on your health, so it’s time to scale back, that way you can start feeling better immediately! One of the biggest problem with eating sugar is that when consumed, sugar actually triggers… Read More Time For A Sugar Detox

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar aka ACV Oh, the wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). There are lists out there that say what most people use this stuff for, and then there is my list. I use it for all kinds of things, ranging from home remedies to cooking to cleaning. The uses are limitless, it doesn’t… Read More Apple Cider Vinegar

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Fitness Apps I Just Love

Fitness Apps I Just Love   No matter where we are or what we are doing, we almost always have our phones close by! There are so many wonderful apps available on our cell phones these days; have you ever considered using a fitness app to help motivate your healthy lifestyle or weight loss goals?… Read More Fitness Apps I Just Love

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The Purple Craze

The Purple Craze As I was scrolling through Instagram the other day, I noticed 3 out of the 4 food pictures I came across had purple foods implemented into the meal. I have always known that if it’s purple, it’s probably healthy because it’s either a fruit or a vegetable, but digging deeper lead to… Read More The Purple Craze

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Are you Chia-n?

Are you Chia-n? Chia seeds have become a big hit over the last few years, and for good reason. They are quite healthy for you. In fact, this whole post is based around the health benefits of them. But as always, we can’t learn about what something does until we know what it is in… Read More Are you Chia-n?

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Women and Heart Disease

Women and Heart Disease Heart disease is something that both men and women need to watch out for! Though we often hear more about the connection between men and heart disease, heart disease is the top killer of women here in the United States. This deadly disease has many different factors to it and can… Read More Women and Heart Disease

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Meditation Apps That Are Trending

Meditation Apps That Are Trending Before I get started, let’s talk about meditation and why you should start participating in this activity DAILY! Meditation… but why? Meditation can improve your life by reducing stress, improving your concentration, increasing self-awareness, slowing down the aging process, increasing happiness… just to name some of it’s benefits! By setting… Read More Meditation Apps That Are Trending

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Sparkling Water & Hydration

Sparkling Water & Hydration   If you follow me on social media than you are familiar with my latest #MindfulEatingChallenge , operation increase our daily water consumption! Water is the key to a healthy and happy body… yeah it’s honestly that easy! Want to loose weight? Drink water. Want clear skin? Drink water. Want to… Read More Sparkling Water & Hydration

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Water & Dehydration

Water & Dehydration Now that Summer is here, it’s time to start planning beach and lake trips! Yay! Here in LA, the beaches are closer than the lakes, so it’s mostly beach days for me. For those of you beach bums, surfers, hodads (pretend surfers), and even infrequent beach-goers, the weather is often overcast, and… Read More Water & Dehydration

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Coffee As Sunscreen… ?

Coffee As Sunscreen…? We all know coffee as being a delicious caffeinated beverage that we start our day with, but there is something more exciting. Coffee has a tone of benefits that most aren’t aware of. It can be used as an exfoliate, highly caffeinated beverage, to lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes,… Read More Coffee As Sunscreen… ?

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Benefits Of Tea

Benefits Of Tea Now, I know that Tea isn’t as prominent a beverage in North America as it is in other parts of the world, but it is a fast-growing trend, and for good reason! There are many varieties of Tea, including herbal, green, black, oolong, etc.; each of which have their own blends and… Read More Benefits Of Tea

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pH Water

pH Water The water in today’s market is vast and everchanging. There are soooo many different options to choose from…tap water, bottled water, jugs of water, filtered water, etc. I can go on and on like Bubba from Forrest Gump. Each has their own flavor, and most have different nutrients, but perhaps the principal, chief… Read More pH Water